Blue Glow

Salon's TV picks for Thursday, March 2, 2000

Published March 2, 2000 5:00PM (EST)


Raymond "Ironside" Burr is profiled as "Watching the Detectives Week" continues on Biography (8 p.m. ET/9 PT, A&E). Friends (8 p.m., NBC) reruns the Thanksgiving episode in which Chandler discovers the reason why Monica's parents dislike him. On a rerun of ER (10 p.m., NBC), Greene clashes with Gabe Lawrence (guest Alan Alda) and Hathaway tries to help a pregnant waitress who has no insurance. 48 Hours (10 p.m., CBS) gets up close and personal with killer viruses, fungi and bacteria. 20/20 Downtown (10 p.m., ABC) has a report on date rape drugs. Turn Ben Stein On (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central) has a show about power in Washington.

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Devils at Avalanche (9 p.m., ESPN2)

College basketball:

Minnesota at Michigan State (7 p.m., ESPN)

Wake Forest at Virginia (7 p.m., ESPN2)

Cincinnati at DePaul (9 p.m., ESPN)

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Rosie O'Donnell (syndicated) Danny DeVito, Mary J. Blige (rerun)

David Letterman (CBS) Nathan Lane hosts Mel Brooks

Jay Leno (NBC) Garry Shandling, Tyra Banks

Politically Incorrect (ABC) Arianna Huffington, Nora Dunn

Conan O'Brien (NBC) Rupert Everett, Ainsley Harriott

By Joyce Millman

Joyce Millman is a writer living in the Bay Area.

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